Lebanon protesters clash with security forces as currency plunges

Lebanon protesters clash with security forces as currency plunges

Yahoo - World·2021-06-27 09:00

Lebanese protesters tried to storm central bank offices in two major cities on Saturday, state media reported, after the national currency plunged to a new record low on the black market.

The pound has been pegged to the dollar at 1,507 since 1997, but the country's worst economic crisis in decades has seen its unofficial value plummet.

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